Glowing Water Recipe

What could be more fun than GLOWING water??  The water itself is mesmerizing; add it to play recipes and activities for super fun ways to play that the whole family will LOVE!

How to Make Glowing Water
HOW TO MAKE GLOWING WATER  What could be cooler than glowing water, right? Making glow water is super easy, and there are so many FUN ways to use it!
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HOW TO MAKE GLOWING WATER FOR PLAY

Materials
Method
  • Making glow water is simple!  All you need are non-toxic yellow highlighters and water. Pop the back off of the marker and pull out the ink soaked felt that is inside
HOW TO MAKE GLOWING WATER  What could be cooler than glowing water, right? Making glow water is super easy, and there are so many FUN ways to use it!
HOW TO MAKE GLOWING WATER  What could be cooler than glowing water, right? Making glow water is super easy, and there are so many FUN ways to use it!
  • Then run the ink-soaked felt under a small stream of water with a container underneath to catch it
HOW TO MAKE GLOWING WATER  What could be cooler than glowing water, right? Making glow water is super easy, and there are so many FUN ways to use it!
  • Squeeze the felt as the water runs over it to get all of the coloring out of the highlighter

HOW TO MAKE GLOWING WATER  What could be cooler than glowing water, right? Making glow water is super easy, and there are so many FUN ways to use it!
HOW TO MAKE GLOWING WATER  What could be cooler than glowing water, right? Making glow water is super easy, and there are so many FUN ways to use it!

 I used roughly 6 cups of water per highlighter and ended up with insanely bright glow water!  Yellow highlighters make such a BRIGHT glowing water, and there are so many fun ways to use this water in play.  Visit our glowing play collection for tons of ideas.  

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I tried to make glow water using every other color highlighter that I had on hand, and none of them glowed.  I was so disappointed, as some of the highlighters would glow in the black light when you used them to write, but then the water would not glow. 

 An update from the original post: 
We found a way to make RAINBOW GLOW Water!
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Glowing Rainbow Water

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